Tagged: Gear VR

Top trends in VR gaming we’ll see in the near future

virtual reality gaming

The possibilities with virtual reality gaming are limited only by our imaginations. Already, software developers and hardware developers have used their talents to create the ultimate gizmos to mimic reality and confuse our senses entirely. Virtual reality has always been at the back of our minds as a sci-fi concept that we would love to bring into our daily lives. It all began with Sensorama in 1962 and gained traction with The Lawnmower Man. Now, we know what virtual reality is capable of – pure pleasure. From the comfort of your airplane seat, the train or your desk, you can power up your virtual reality headset and instantly immerse yourself with Jon Bon Jovi on stage. Products like Jaunt VR have already made this possible.

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World’s first – Cancer surgery live streamed to public using VR headsets

Medical Realities cnacer surgery in VR using VR headsets

For the first time in medical history a live operation got streamed on VR glasses and anyone could watch it on their Samsung Gear VR or Goggle Cardboard VR headset. The operation of a 70 year old patient took place yesterday and the man behind this daring project ‘Medical Realities’ is Shafi Ahmed who performed the surgery at the Royal London NHS hospital in the UK at 1PM BST (8AM ET). Surgeons operated the patient suffering from cancer of the colon and 360 degree view of the operating theater made the VR viewers experience the surgery as if they were present at that moment.
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Rollercoaster and VR headset create a thrilling ride into the future

New Revolution Virtual Reality Roller Coaster

To get the ultimate adrenaline rush one inevitably turns to a rollercoaster ride, and more often than not we all come home satisfied. Taking your average rollercoaster to the next level is the New Revolution Virtual Reality Coaster at the Dare Devil Dive in North America by Six Flags Magic Mountain. The rollercoaster in collaboration with Samsung Gear VR and Oculus allows the rider to enter a completely different virtual world which perfectly syncs with the movement on course. The scene is set in the near future where you are a trained soldier riding a fighter aircraft as co-pilot, taking on the invading alien force putting Earth in harm’s way. Basically you are a new recruit in ‘The Patriots’ an elite fighter squadron.
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New $99 Samsung Gear VR headset to make virtual reality affordable

Samsung Gear VR headset for $99

If you own one of the 2015 flagship phones from Samsung – the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Edge + or the Note 5, you could soon get Gear VR headset for your device. Yes, a new Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR – virtual reality headset, has been announced at the Oculus Connect 2 developer conference in Los Angeles, which will carry a very affordable $99 price tag and will be available beginning November. The new Gear VR was revealed by Peter Koo, VP Mobile at Samsung.  Read More…

Israeli start-up wants to change the way we interact with AR applications

GemSense Amber and Gem VR hardware

Israeli start-up GemSense has come-up with a plug & play VR computer that makes possible the development and implementation of augmented reality applications that are useful for wearable gadgets, in particular 360-degree view hardware. Their prototype version is a button-sized computer that can be used for development of wearables and IoT gadgets, anything that requires a brain small enough to fit inside the compact form-factor if current age as-well-as future wearables.
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Samsung’s Gear VR virtual reality headset uses Galaxy Note 4 as screen

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Of all electronics manufacturers, it’s Samsung that has recently made its presence felt in the world of Virtual Reality with the all new Gear VR. Developed in partnership with Oculus (Samsung handling hardware and Oculus providing software assistance) the Gear VR is a headset which lets Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 4 to be used as its screen to create an immersive 3D experience unlike we’ve seen before. Read More…